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American economist and professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). He received the 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics, along with Russian economist and mathematician Leonid Hurwicz, and American economist ...
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Single-country fund is also referred to as ‘country fund’. It is a mutual fund which restricts the investments in it to the one country ...
High-growth firm increasing its revenues by at least 20% annually for four years or more, starting from at least $1 million revenue. The growth rat ...
A business term for predictions about future business conditions. Stockholders ask the company management about what they believe will happen in th ...
High Earners, Not Rich Yet - HENRYs
A word coined in a 2003 Fortune Magazine article that refers to a segment of families who earn between $250,000 and $500,000, but have not much lef ...
A prepaid expense that is treated as an asset on a balance sheet and is carried forward until it is actually used. Deferred charges often stem from ...
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Tips on Hiring a Financial Advisor
Gone were the days when people believed only popular and wealthy people need the expertise of financial advisors. While some recognize the necessity of getting a financial guru, they opt to manage money matters themselves because of the charges that comes with having one.
Singapore Exchange Limited also called as SGX is an investment holding company based in Singapore and offers various services associated with derivatives and securities trading and others. Singapor e Exchange is affiliated to the Oceanian and Asian Stock Exchanges Federation and the World Federation of Exchanges.
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Introducing the Federal Tax Brackets
The first federal income tax statute stemmed from enacting the Revenue Act of 1861, which was passed by the Union government to help fund expenses related to Civil War. Then the second revenue was passed in 1862, which introduced two tax brackets: 3% for annual incomes ranging from $600 to $10,000, and 5% on incomes $10,000 and above.
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